Family bids farewell to 11-month-old girl, hanged by father on Facebook Live

Photo: The Phuket News
Photo: The Phuket News

Relatives of Jiranuch Trirat, 24, gathered at Srisoonthorn temple graveyard in Phuket as the distraught mother bid farewell to her 11-month-old daughter on Saturday.

The infant’s father, Phuket resident Wuttisan Wongtalay, 20, hanged his daughter and then himself from a derelict building in Mai Khao last Monday, April 24, in what police believe was an act motivated by jealousy. Wuttisan broadcast the horrific incident on the internet through a Facebook Live video, and that was how shocked Beta’s mother Jiranuch learned about it.

Beta was buried Saturday at Srisoonthorn temple graveyard in Thalang District. The ceremony took place at noon with Beta’s mother sprinkling flowers upon the grave surrounded by weeping family members.

“The heaven is opened for Nong Beta. Let the holy thing be kind to her,” were the words of farewell.

Story: The Phuket News

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